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Black Comics and Graphic Novels: Graphic Novels

This guide provides an introduction to the collection of Black comics and graphic novels, and all related materials at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.


Graphic novels are used to relate historical events, biographical information, and other forms of story telling as a visual narrative. In the Research and Reference Division we collect graphic novels that represent stories all across the African American and African Diaspora, below are just a few examples..



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